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Front-end loader and light vehicle collide at NSW mine

A front-end loader and light vehicle collided on a New South Wales mine site last month. The incident, which occurred on March 12, saw a Caterpillar 992 front-end loader reverse into a light vehicle...

Underground coal gasification banned in Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government has moved to ban underground coal gasification because of its environmental impact. State Development Minister and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham...

The Future Of Mining

With driverless trucks, the Internet of Things, and automation creating a safer and more futuristic industry, AMSJ chats to QUT Professor of Robotics Jonathan Roberts about technology in the mining...

The Uber Effect

CEO of IFS Alastair Sorbie talks technology disruption and how we should be embracing the new opportunities technology brings. What are your thoughts on companies adopting new technologies...

Collision Avoidance

Driving standards are not changing anywhere near as quickly as the modernization of light vehicle safety. Specialist crash investigator and mine site driver trainer George Foessel examines why...

Beat The Heat

While we head towards cooler seasons, most of the country’s mines feel little reprieve from the sun and swelter in the heat all year round. Stewart Masson writes about first responders...

A Helping Hand To Heal

Supervisors are key in supporting injured workers, WorkCover Queensland’s Matthew Cross says. When a worker is injured at work, often their first port of call will naturally be their direct...

Safety Sense

Can safety make sense and still fail to manage risk? CRUNCH TIME FOR THE SAFETY INDUSTRY We are at a critical point within our industry. We seem to have more safety than ever before, but I don’t...

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Australia’s work-related fatality rates have been steadily trending downwards over recent years, although sadly, in 2015, 193 workers lost their lives at work. World Day for Safety and Health at Work...

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Safety News – Around the world

1 USA On December 3, the former Chairman and CEO of the Massey Energy Company Don Blankenship was convicted of a federal charge of conspiring to violate mine safety standards, in the case of the...

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